The first table below looks at the demand for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 135 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% - 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £316 £468
% change year-on-year
+50.19% -32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 145 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.31% 5.92% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 76 73
Average daily rate £364 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.75 £24.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.80% +51.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.15 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.25 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
JSP 440
England

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the North West region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the North West region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440.

1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared